Aussie singer-songwriter Xavier Rudd has been busy working on a new album, the first taste of which is new single Walk Away.

The album, his ninth, will be entitled Storm Boy, and is due to drop later in the year (in other words, we have no date for it yet).

Here’s the official audio vid for the soaring Walk Away

The busy continues for Rudd, with the announcement of a handful of upcoming live dates in April to promote Walk Away. Here they are…

Thursday, April 12 – Triffid, Brisbane QLD
Friday, April 13 – Factory Theatre, Sydney NSW
Saturday, April 14 – Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne VIC
Sunday, April 15 – Reverb Festival, Perth WA

Tickets will be available from February 28 – more info here.

Check out Xavier Rudd’s back catalogue at JB Hi-Fi.